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Veteran food writer and journalist Maria Speck is the author of Simply Ancient Grains and Ancient Grains for Modern Meals (both by Ten Speed Press). Her work has received multiple awards, including a Julia Child and an M.F.K. Fisher cookbook award. 

Raised in Germany and Greece, Maria has a lifelong passion for whole grains. She has contributed to the new edition of Joy of Cooking and to Modernist Bread as well as to numerous publications in both the US and Germany, including The Washington Post, Gourmet, Eating Well, Saveur, and Gastronomica. For more, join her on Instagram and check out her website